Johann Sebastiaan A (1747-1817) born: 03/08/1747 Seehaus, Leonberg died: 02/10/1817 Cape Town lived: ±70 years
Born on the farm Seehaus 5 km from Leonberg,12 km from Stuttgart, arrived at the Cape on the ship Rosendaal (or possibly the 'Groonshagen') 1774. In the service of the Dutch East India Company and later became a baker. Resided in a house on Berg Street known as the Church of England House.
Wine merchant. Director of Tramway Co. Lived at Sea Point and known as man-about-town. Inherited his mothers home 'Mimosas'. Bought land on western corner of Sea Point bulge, where the Aquarium now stands. Kept a boat in Bosenberg bay manned by Malay crew. Known as 'Governor of Sea Point'. Mentioned in the book ‘Under the Lion’s Head’ by M Murray. Also in the same book, his mother Alida.
Bank Manager, Ambassador, Justice of the Peace at Robertson. Appointed by the Right Honourable Sir H G R Robinson Governor of the Cape, date 12th Feb 1885.
Sent as ambassador to London with an official document from the Earl of Salisbury, also to travel on the continent. Date 15th July 1885. Died in his home 'Arnhem' 8 Hofmeyr Street Cape Town.
Louisa Ellen Addison
Johanna Cornelia Jacoba A555 (1860-1892) born: 22/01/1860 died: 05/10/1892 lived: ±32 years
Named on his fathers death notice as "Peter Paul William James", but in the family bible he is named as above. His grandson Antony Errol has the bible.
Emily Zinn (1873-)
Sara Aletta Cecilia A588 (1873-1877) born: 13/06/1873 died: 08/07/1877 lived: ±4 years
Mathilda Charlotte Marriott A589 (1875-) born: 13/01/1875
Pieter Gerhard Van Breda married: 1896
Henrietta Alberta Fredrica A58A (1876-) born: 04/10/1876
William Burton married: 1901
Cecil Henry St Clair A58B (1879-1880) born: 25/04/1879 died: 21/07/1880 lived: ±1 years
Albert Henry A58C (1881-1944) born: 07/07/1881 died: 30/06/1944 Cape Town lived: ±63 years
Died at Kenthurst, Banksia Rd. Rosebank . Attended school SACKS College Cape Town. A soldier in the Cape Town Highlanders, Anglo-Boer war. He played the bagpipes, and the Violin. He ran the Municipal Wash House in Hanover Street, district 6 Cape Town.
He and his wife were renowned for their kindness as they befriended many young people in all sorts of trouble and cared for them in their home.
Johann Sebastiaan A914 (1857-1904) died: 1904 Cloete's Boarding house, Bethlehem lived: ±47 years
Admitted Law Agent, Auctioneer, Liquidator of Estates. This Free State family suffered as a result of the British concentration camp policy in the Anglo-Boer war of 1900. His wife and the four youngest of their seven children died in the camp. Johann was in the Boer forces and when the war was over claimed compensation for the loss of his farm and livestock. He died not long after.
Margaretha Elizabeth Cloete (1872-1901) lived: ±29 years
Had the trauma of signing all the children's death notices.